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Boyfriend of woman arrested for Giles County boy’s disappearance also charged in his abduction

Bobby Lee Taylor was charged with abduction

We continue our team coverage as another person is in jail in connection to the abduction of 2-year-old Noah Trout.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. – Another person has been charged in connection to 2-year-old Noah Trout’s abduction that happened Sunday morning in Giles County.

On Monday afternoon, Giles County Sheriff Morgan Millirons announced that 44-year-old Nancy Renee Fridley, of Clifton Forge, was arrested and charged with one count of abduction and one count of felony child endangerment.

Millirons tells 10 News Monday night that Fridley’s boyfriend, Bobby Lee Taylor, has also been arrested and charged with one count of abduction in the 2-year-old’s disappearance.

10 News spoke to Taylor’s brother, Dennis Leevess Jr., in an exclusive interview on the scene in Alleghany County where Fridley was arrested.

“Come to find out she went and stole this kid from a church. Man, it’s just ridiculous. I can’t believe she done something like that. I mean, I really can’t,” Leevess said regarding Fridley’s arrest.

Stay with 10 News as this story develops.


About the Authors:

Nicole Del Rosario joined WSLS 10 in August 2020.

Annie Schroeder joined the 10 News team as a reporter in June 2020 and is no stranger to Southwest Virginia.